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Live: The Pigeon Detectives

The Pigeon Detectives show they can still kick ass in a sweaty, brilliant show in Manchester, writes Jay Plent

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Album: Ed Sheeran – ÷

÷ is vintage Sheeran, but isn’t all that the charts make it out to be, writes William Bain

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Scientists are facing a ‘reproducibility crisis’

90 per cent of scientists are in fear of losing funding after results become harder to reproduce

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Album: Peter Silberman — Impermanence

On his first solo venture, the Antlers frontman strips his distinguished sound down to gorgeous melodies and stark guitar

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Department of Health to remove NHS staff safety body

Another threat to the future of the flailing NHS has come as the body focussed on the safety of doctors is to be removed, despite a recent increase in attacks by patients

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Album: Elbow – Little Fictions

Elbow dig into new, soulful territory, with mixed results, writes Jay Plent

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Final year fear: get involved in student media

If you’re in your final year and struggling to get relevant work experience, why not try getting involved in student media?

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Album: Cloud Nothings – Life Without Sound

After a three-year wait for new material, Cloud Nothings have released their fourth studio album which holds a rather pensive feel

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It’s competition time!

For your chance to win a Soap & Glory make-up kit enter the Mancunion’s competition!

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Album: The Weeknd – Starboy

Despite some indications that Abel Tesfaye can supply the poetry and melodies he offered so effortlessly in previous work, he appears to have bitten off more than he can chew this time around

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Battlefield 1: review

It’s been just over a month since the highly anticipated launch of Battlefield 1, so what’s the skinny? Was it worth the wait?

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Live: Cigarettes After Sex

Cigarettes After Sex endure as one of the most captivating live acts around, writes Jay Plent